Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 317–318 | Cite as

Psoriatic arthritis and minocycline induced autoantibodies

  • D. N. Leitch
  • D. I. Haslock
Case Report

Summary

A case of psoriatic arthritis where diagnosis was originally complicated by the presence of minocycline - induced auto-antibodies and hepatic dysfunction. The range of auto-antibodies associated with minocycline includes ds DNA and SCL 70.

Key words

Minocycline Arthritis Autoantibodies 

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© Clinical Rheumatology 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Leitch
    • 1
  • D. I. Haslock
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RheumatologySouth Cleveland HospitalMiddlesbrough

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